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EHR System Administrator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 08/24/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 10/29/2017
Working Title EHR System Administrator
Job Classification Systems/Programmer III
Department Name 31221-Dent Med-Information Technology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134653
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

Since 1896 the School of Dental Medicine has been educating students to take their places among the best dental practitioners in our region and across the country. Every day our faculty and staff contribute to our mission to advance the future of dental medicine through teaching, research and service. The Electronic Health Record (EHR) System Administrator is responsible for the administration and management of all IT aspects of the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of the electronic health record (EHR) system for the School of Dental Medicine (SDM).

The EHR System Administrator is responsible for the administration, maintenance, configuration and support of the EHR and all ancillary systems supporting patient care. He/she also works collaboratively with the EHR Manager to analyze and monitor processes including billing, workflows, dental procedures, form usage, quality assurance, outcomes evaluation, report generation, and research data extraction in all applicable clinical areas. This position requires advanced knowledge of IT operations and programming including knowledge of various EHR and/or information systems.

This position is also responsible for obtaining, assessing, analyzing, and presenting a wide variety of data from a variety of sources on topics of interest in the School of Dental Medicine. Incumbent responds to requests for data and analysis and effectively utilizes a variety of data sources, building and combining queries and extracts from data warehouses, database tables, spreadsheets, etc. to produce useful information.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Degree in Computer Science, computer engineering or a related field preferred. Equivalent work experience will be considered.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents